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Offline dndfreak

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The Great Co-op Search
« on: July 07, 2011, 05:04:07 pm »
So I'm trying to come up with a list of co-op games you can find on Steam that would be acceptable for Let's Play videos.  This is a lot harder than it sounds, so I'm coming to you guys for ideas.

First of all, the game needs to have ONLINE co-op, not local.  A depressing number of games are local only.

Secondly, the co-op mode has to be the main campaign.  No survival mode or gauntlet running or any of that bullcrap.

Thirdly, the game's graphics have to be acceptable for video recording.  This means no excessive use of dark spaces, small text, or too much action on the screen at once.


There's a couple other things that aren't necessary, but would be a huge plus-

-lots of opportunities to mess with your co-op partner.  Not necessarily games where friendly fire is on, that can be too much of a hassle, but at least some way to stop the other player from accomplishing what they're trying to do.

-Forced interaction.  Within the same vein, the game should force the players to interact with each other to move forward.  The less we're doing our own things, the more usable footage I have.

-joining the other player before the game actually begins, so that both can witness the opening cutscenes and such at the same time.

-Preferably as few bugs as possible.  We did Magicka.  That was a mistake.


Bear in mind that the game itself doesn't necessarily need to be good.  Often, a bad game will make a better LP.

Also, lastly, don't say Portal 2.  Or Sven Co-Op.  We aren't going to do either.

With all that in mind, anyone have any ideas?



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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #1 on: July 07, 2011, 05:09:58 pm »
Is Army of Two on steam?

I think that Hunted game is a 2 person coop thing.
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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #2 on: July 07, 2011, 05:14:20 pm »
Yeah Hunted Demons forge is pretty fun in co-op

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2011, 05:22:47 pm »
There's a big list of co-op games for the p.c here.

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2011, 05:32:45 pm »
ArmA2: Free.

It's free! But on the other hand you die from one bullet and transportation/waiting makes up about 80 percent of the time you spend playing.

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #5 on: July 07, 2011, 05:39:19 pm »
Also quake is on sale on steam right now, and that's got a co-op campaign.

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #6 on: July 07, 2011, 06:11:26 pm »
Does Trine have co-op?

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #7 on: July 07, 2011, 07:03:17 pm »
Does Trine have co-op?

Yeah but its local only I believe.

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2011, 08:57:54 pm »
saints row 2
resident evil 5
dead rising 2
sequential sequel the 3rd
borderlands
commandos i think? 2 does im pretty sure? who cares
dawn of war 2 and expansionses


thats all i can think of

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #9 on: July 07, 2011, 11:03:24 pm »
Yeah, Borderlands is a great Co-op game. :)
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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #10 on: July 07, 2011, 11:46:00 pm »
Left 4 Dead 1 & 2
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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #11 on: July 08, 2011, 08:27:05 am »

sequential sequel the 3rd


What is this?  Not on steam and google won't tell me much.

In any case, I want to thank every one of you who threw in a suggestion.  If anyone else has anything to add, then go ahead and pitch in.  I'll keep you guys posted on what we end up going with.

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #12 on: July 08, 2011, 09:06:21 am »
it was a joke. about how many games are god damn sequels nowadays.

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #13 on: July 08, 2011, 07:35:39 pm »
you would fall for an obvious joke like that

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Re: The Great Co-op Search
« Reply #14 on: July 12, 2011, 07:26:59 am »
We' been playing Sanctum a bit on Steam. It's a great multiplayer/co-op game. It's tower defense and FPS in one.

But if you're looking for alternatives, you can't beat the Halo and Left 4 Dead games.